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Engineer Honored as KUA Employee of the Year

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 12, 2018 – Senior engineer Jeff Sizemore has been named Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2018 employee of the year. The award recognizes and rewards exemplary performance by a KUA employee based on both performance of their responsibilities as outlined in their job description and on their specific contributions to the mission, goals and… Read more »

KUA’s Jim Welsh Named Grand Marshal of Kissimmee Holiday Parade

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2018 – Retiring Kissimmee Utility Authority president and general manager Jim Welsh has been named grand marshal of Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade in downtown Kissimmee. Welsh has served as head of Kissimmee’s electric utility since 1982, guiding it through the most significant period of growth in its 117-year history. Welsh… Read more »

Winners of KUA Electrical Safety Calendar Contest Announced

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today announced the winners of its 25th annual student calendar art contest. Open to Osceola County students in kindergarten through sixth grade, the contest is designed to promote electrical safety among students and their families. This year, a total of 1,201 entries were received from 25… Read more »

6 Space Heater Safety Tips That May Save Your Life

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 27, 2018 – As temperatures in Central Florida cool down this week, Kissimmee Utility Authority encourages customers to keep safety in mind when using portable electric space heaters. Space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home in cold weather, but they also increase the risk of fire… Read more »

Utility Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 20, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. Regular utility business hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 26. Customers wishing to make a bill payment over the holiday weekend can do so through… Read more »